Few instruments have as distinct and soothing a sound as the ukulele. For over 130 years, this instrument has been synonymous with the sounds of the rolling waves and relaxing beaches of Hawaii. In recent years, ukuleles have made the jump to mainstream popular culture, with musicians such as Eddie Vedder and Amanda Palmer strumming away on them while they tour the country and the world. With a rich history and rising popularity, it's no wonder you're looking to join in on the fun, but learning the ukulele takes practice, which is where the ukulele instruction material in this section comes into play.
The material in this section can offer you an incredible wealth of knowledge. Think of this section as a gateway to the world's greatest instructors, who are available to help you 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Take a minute to think about how you prefer to learn and the songs you're interested in playing, this will go a long way in helping you find the perfect instructional material for you. For example, if you're looking for just the basics, take a moment to view Alfred's Ukulele Chord Dictionary or their How to Play Ukulele Book. These options can give you the perfect starting point to learn this wonderful instrument.
If you already know the basics, you may be interested in the song books that are available here. Maybe you're a fan of the Beatles? If so, you'll absolutely adore Hal Leonard's The Beatles - Ukulele Chord Songbook. Or do you love the King of Rock and Roll, Elvis? Then check out the Elvis Presley for Ukulele Songbook, also from Hal Leonard. From Johnny Cash, to Robert Johnson, to the Rolling Stones, to Taylor Swift, if you're into an artist, odds are you can play their biggest hits on the uke.
So what's stopping you from learning the ukulele? With the instructional material available here, you'll be strumming sweet chords and bringing those ocean vibes to your living room in no time.